Reference numberNLB/21/773
Alternative reference numberNLB/21 p486
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society
Date28 January 1901
DescriptionFoster's note regarding a special meeting of the Council on the 7 February puts Harrison in a difficult position as they had already arranged specially with Dr Mond for a meeting of the Catalogue of Scientific Papers Committee for that afternoon. Explains why 21 February would also be unsuitable.

Queries if Foster's draft address [on the death of Queen Victoria] could be sent round the members of Council for amendments, which could be incorporated at the discretion of the President [Sir William Huggins], Treasurer [Alfred Bray Kempe] and Foster himself, and the address read to the meeting of the Society either on 7 or 14 February. If not ready by the 7 February the Society could on that day resolve that an address of condolence et cetera be presented to the King.

F Darwin has also written fixing a meeting of the Botany Committee for 7 February, Harrison has written and explained the difficulty of that day and requested him to reschedule.
Physical descriptionTypescript and manuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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